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Lions Club queens honored by council Lions Club queens honored by council
September 06, 2007 at 11:17 am
On Monday, July 23, four newly crowned Luling - Boutte Lions Club royalty were presented with plaques by the St. Charles Parish Council.

The Saints are marching in
September 06, 2007 at 11:15 am
Ever since that cold, windy day in Chicago in mid-January of 2007, fans of the New Orleans Saints have waited patiently for this day. This week the Saints face off against the defending Super Bowl champion Indianapolis Colts in the most anticipated season-debut in the history of the franchise.

SPORTS PHYSICAL. Donna Palahang measures Alyssa Simon's height and weight. Hospital hosts SPORTS physicals
September 06, 2007 at 11:12 am
BY BRANDON KELLY
St. Charles Hospital Writer


St. Charles Parish Hospital hosted pre-sports physicals for the four middle schools in St. Charles Parish on Saturday, Aug. 18.

Hahnville running game key to win Hahnville running game key to win
September 06, 2007 at 11:09 am
The Hahnville defense proved to be too much for McDonogh 35 to handle last week, leading the Tigers to a 21-0 shutout win to open up the 2007 season.

Destrehan faces first test of season Destrehan faces first test of season
September 06, 2007 at 11:06 am
Destrehan opened the 2007 season in impressive fashion last week, thumping Karr 31-0 behind solid play from both their offense and defense.

Volunteers: 4-H Club seeks shooting sports volunteering
September 06, 2007 at 11:05 am
Area 4-H programs are presently seeking adult volunteers age 21 years and older to assist with their Outdoor Skills Shooting Sports programs.

Art and Artis Kelm and her son, Dean Swanson, own and manage Getgo/Gator Systems, the only store in St. Charles Parish which specializes in sales and services of computer and other electronic equipment. Art provided computer services for Waterford 3 nucle Business News
September 06, 2007 at 11:00 am
Art and Artis Kelm are not in the art business, in spite of their names. They sell and service computers and associated products from their new location on U. S. 90 in Boutte.

210 Oak Ln., Luling for $176,000 from Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Zeller to Mr. and Mrs. J.E. Stanfill on Aug. 21 Homes at their lowest prices since the storm
September 06, 2007 at 10:49 am
The real estate market is a concern and interest for all of us. After hurricane Katrina the market went through an extreme change. Prices skyrocketed and it became a market only for sellers.

Sheriff’s Reports
September 06, 2007 at 10:46 am
Suspects are innocent until proven guilty.

Dow recently awarded $50,000 to thirteen non-profit organizations for community projects in St. Charles Parish with Dow's 2007 Community Grant Program. Representatives from recipient organizations are pictured here at a reception held at St. Charles Opera Dow awards $50,000 for community projects
September 06, 2007 at 10:43 am
By Tommy Faucheux

Dow Information Officer


St. Charles Dow Operations recently awarded more than $50,000 to 13 non-profit organizations for an array of projects that positively impact the parish with the site's 2007 Community Grant Program. This is the fifth year of Dow's Community Grant Program, which has cumulatively given more than $215,000 in funding to local organizations.

Airline Hwy danger zone Fatal accident along Airline leaves another person dead
September 06, 2007 at 10:40 am
A fatal car accident that occurred on the deadly stretch of Airline Highway on Sept. 2 leaves a family mourning the death of Leroy Williams, 35, of Garyville.

Spirit Happenings
September 06, 2007 at 10:33 am
New Orleans Rosary Bowl

Fr. James Kelleher, S.O.L.T. will be the featured speaker at this rosary crusade from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sat. Sept. 8 in Audubon Park at the Shelter 10 pavilion. Fr. Kelleher is the leader of the Russian mission team and travels all over the world promoting rosary crusades. The purpose: to pray for the rebuilding of New Orleans according to God's holy and moral laws. "May almighty God build our house and watch over our city.” (psalm 127)

Faith, science often at odds when it comes to origins of life
September 06, 2007 at 10:30 am
By David Masci, Senior Research Fellow, Pew Forum

The relationship between faith and science in the United States seems, at least on the surface, to be paradoxical. Surveys repeatedly show that most Americans respect science and the benefits it brings to society, such as new technologies and medical treatments. And yet, religious convictions limit many Americans' willingness to accept controversial scientific theories as well as certain types of scientific research, such as the potential use of embryonic stem cells for medical treatments.

Obituaries
September 06, 2007 at 10:29 am
Send your obituary announcements to heatherb@heraldguide.com

Cox contract set to expire, parish looks at alternatives
September 06, 2007 at 10:25 am
With St. Charles Parish's contract with Cox Communications set to expire later this year, the parish council has begun plans to invite other companies to provide service for area residents.

Commissioner of Agriculture & Forestry candidate Rep. Mike Strain socializes with Angelle LeBlanc and Priscilla Thibodeaux at Thursday nights Republican Women’s Club meeting. Mike Strain talks to Republican women
September 06, 2007 at 10:21 am
Rep. Mike Strain who hopes to unseat Bob Odom who has been at the helm for 28 years and become Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry paid a visit to St. Charles Parish last Thursday night.

Grants available for promoting cajun french media products
September 06, 2007 at 10:19 am
Grants available for promoting cajun french media products Média-Louisiane and the Council for the Development of French in Louisiana (CODOFIL) would like to help you create new media products in French.

Sheriff decides against tax increase, can still offer raises, benefits
September 06, 2007 at 10:11 am
Though he decided to roll back property taxes for his department, St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne can still afford to keep the raises and benefits that have led to recent employee retention.

Lifestyles

DHS students receive national honor
DHS students receive national honor
Destrehan High School Freshmen students Emaje Vinnet (left) and Maddie Taliancich....
Humane Society  Pet of the Week: Marlin
Humane Society Pet of the Week: Marlin
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Marlin, a three-month-old orange male...

Future of 50-year Des Allemands parade in jeopardy after low support
Future of 50-year Des Allemands parade in jeopardy after low support
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Despite low participation and negative comments, Des Allemands has become the town that refuses to give up its more than 50-year-old Mardi Gras parade.